Are you nervous to talk to others about Jesus? Are you coaching someone who is fearful? If so, here are a few tips from someone who went from “Dear, God, please don’t ask me to do this!!” to “Dear God, let’s do this!”
I am sure you have asked this question: Why do I look this way? Or maybe a similar one: Why don’t I look that way? If you are a follower of Jesus, perhaps you have a sense that you shouldn’t struggle with these questions of image, beauty, or self-love… but, you do. I get it. The question is, how can you and I begin to deconstruct the lies, and believe the truth of what and who God says we are? I would love to hear your thoughts… here are some of mine.
We are all working together to reach the campus, like different parts of the body. Perhaps we are all part of the hand—the part of the body dedicated to reaching the campus—but we may play slightly different roles in being that hand. This is an important and worthy thing. The Lord is honoured and glorified in our similarities as well as our differences.
Okay, listen up. It is tough-love time. Don’t you roll your eyes at me!
I know you are smart, curious and dedicated. I know you love to learn. These are all good things. The problem here is your attitude stinks. When someone starts speaking about a Bible passage you are overly familiar with, or shares a concept you think you have already mastered you start to think a little-too-highly of yourself.
I am telling you this because I need to hear it too: there is no such thing as graduating from the basics and we both need a little more humility. Read on to learn from my experiences with eye-rolling and know-it-all attitudes.
La ville lumière! After a short hiatus, we are thrilled to announce the re-opening of our partnership with Agape France. Did you know that France is one of only two nations (that are not communist) that the official ‘religion’ is Atheism?
Last fall, our staff in Quebec City were invited to teach a class on evangelism at Parole de Vie – Bethel. Power to Change is thrilled to be able to serve the greater Church by sharing our culturally insightful training. The course objective was to help each student to share their faith in the context of postmodern Quebec. They were instructed on how to give a “My Cravings” style testimony and given the assignment to start a spiritual conversation with a friend or family member and share their testimony and report back on the conversation. For a number of them, it was the first time they had ever shared their faith. Here’s some of what they wrote: